The Best Movies Directed by Balu Mahendra

List of all movies directed by Balu Mahendra ranked from best to worst with photos. Films directed by Balu Mahendra are listed here and include movie posters and Balu Mahendra movie trailers whenever possible. This is a collection of the best movies directed by Balu Mahendra as voted on by film buffs. If you think the greatest Balu Mahendra movie isn't as high as it should be on this list, then make sure to vote so that your opinion of what the top Balu Mahendra film is can be factored into this list.

From Balu Mahendra's studio films to Balu Mahendra's independent films, this Balu Mahendra filmography keeps tabs on all Balu Mahendra movies, and lets the cream of the crop rise to the top.

Movies on this list include Un Kannil Neer Vazhindal and Moondram Pirai.

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If you're wanting to get into Balu Mahendra films, then this list is a great starting point for at least starting with the most decent Balu Mahendra works.

All Balu Mahendra director credits are included. This list of every movie that Balu Mahendra has directed can be sorted for specific information such as what genre the Balu Mahendra movie is and which actors starred in the Balu Mahendra film.

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Kamal Haasan and Dhanush both worked on a Balu Mahendra directed movie, as have many other great actors.

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  • Moondram Pirai
    Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Silk Smitha
    59 votes
    • Released: 1982
    • Directed by: Balu Mahendra
    Moondram Pirai is a 1982 Indian Tamil drama film written, directed and filmed by Balu Mahendra. The film features Kamal Haasan and Sridevi in the lead roles, while Silk Smitha, Poornam Vishwanathan ...more

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  • Sathi Leelavathi
    Kamal Haasan, Ramesh Aravind, Kovai Sarala
    45 votes
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Balu Mahendra
    Sathi Leelavathi is a 1995 Tamil comedy film co-written and directed by Balu Mahendra. The film was produced by Kamal Haasan, with story by Ananthu and dialogues by Crazy Mohan with Ilaiyaraja as ...more
  • Veedu
    Archana, Bhanu Chander
    35 votes
    • Released: 1988
    • Directed by: Balu Mahendra
    Veedu is a 1988 Tamil drama film written and directed by Balu Mahendra, starring Archana, which depicts the difficulties of a middle-class family in building a house. Mahendra, besides directing, ...more
  • Marupadiyum
    Revathi, Rohini, Arvind Swamy
    33 votes
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Balu Mahendra
    Marupadiyum is a 1993 Indian Tamil-language film directed by Balu Mahendra starring Nizhalgal Ravi, Revathi, Rohini and Arvind Swamy. The movie is a remake of Mahesh Bhatt's 1982 Hindi movie Arth. It ...more
  • Nammavar
    Kamal Haasan, Srividya, Nagesh
    24 votes
    • Released: 1995
    • Directed by: Balu Mahendra, K. S. Sethumadhavan
    Nammavar is a 1994 Tamil language film K. S. Sethumadhavan and starring Kamal Haasan and Gouthami in lead roles. Kamal Hassan plays a revolutionary history lecturer of a college. The movie is about ...more
  • Rettai Vaal Kuruvi
    Radhika Sarathkumar, Thengai Srinivasan, Mohan
    24 votes
    • Released: 1987
    • Directed by: Balu Mahendra
    Rettai Vaal Kuruvi is a 1987 Indian Tamil language film starring Mohan, Raadhika Sarathkumar and Archana. This film was loosely based on the 1984 Hollywood film Micki and Maude.